Full-time freelance writer based in Glasgow, Scotland… author of 17 books, three of which are in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Permanent Collection… former news editor at TeamRock.com… former band manager, drummer and keyboardist… TV and radio presenter… real ale fan.
How Peter Frampton Pushed His Luck With Classic Live LP
'Frampton Comes Alive!' was planned as single-disc release without “Show Me the Way” and “Baby I Love Your Way” because they weren’t good enough.
Watch Steve Perry’s New ‘We’re Still Here’ Video
Former Journey singer releases another track from comeback album 'Traces.'
Ticketmaster Running Its Own Scalping Scheme
Company accused of running TradeDesk platform to profit from selling tickets twice.
Steve Perry’s First Journey Song Was About Him, but He Didn’t Know
Singer recalls writing “Patiently” in hotel room with Neal Schon hours after he’d met the band that would change his life.
K.K. Downing Knows Why He Wasn’t Asked to Rejoin Judas Priest
Former guitarist blamed “angrier” resignation letter that followed his original quit notice.
Mike Campbell Predicts Heartbreakers Will Return
Guitarist looks forward to 'Wildflowers' tribute show with guest singers.
Rami Malek’s Privacy Lesson From Playing Freddie Mercury
'Boheman Rhapsody' star’s approach to anonymity reinforced by playing Queen legend.
Tom Petty’s Widow Hopes Fans Don’t Think Greed Is Behind Archive Releases
Dana says there’s more music to come, but it’s out of a desire to share late husband’s work.
Charles Manson Put Paul McCartney Off ‘Helter Skelter’
He avoided playing the Beatles’ heaviest song for years after cult leader adopted it.
Rami Malek Says Queen Film Doesn’t Ignore Freddie Mercury’s Sexuality
Star responds to criticism of short trailer, saying it’s a “shame” people have jumped to conclusions.
Ann Wilson Aims for Heart Reunion in 2019
Talks to take place with sister Nancy soon -- but singer has conditions.
Ozzy Osbourne Didn’t Enjoy Black Sabbath Reunion
Singer recalls “bad vibes” during iconic band’s final years.